Morocco and Mauritania have long maintained diplomatic ties, but the past year has seen a marked increase in efforts to improve relations in various fields.

Mauritanian FM: COVID-19 Aid Reflects Strong Morocco-Mauritania Ties
The Royal Air Maroc plane carrying COVID-19 supplies touched down in Nouakchott, the capital of Mauritania, during a sandstorm on June 14. Photo: Morocco's Ministry of Foreign Affairs/Facebook
Morgan Hekking holds a BA in International Relations from Hobart & William Smith Colleges in Geneva, New York.